via press release:
ABC was the most-watched TV network on Monday night and delivered the #2 position in Adults 18-49. Dancing with the Stars was up for the 2nd straight week in Total Viewers, while Castle gained viewers and young adults, once again pacing as the Monday’s most-watched scripted series with its 2nd-most-watched telecast this season. In addition at 10pm, Castle built on its lead-in to catch NBC’s The Voice-led Revolution in Adults 18-49.
Gaining viewers for the 2nd week in a row, ABC’s Dancing with the Stars finished #2 from 8-10pm in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 to The Voice, pacing within just 300k viewers of the NBC show.
Ranking #1 in the 10pm hour, Castle outdrew NBC’s The Voice-driven Revolution by a best-ever 5.5 million viewers and tied the NBC drama in Adults 18-49 for 2nd time in their last 2 original matchups. In fact the ABC drama has been the most-watched TV show in its time period for its 7 consecutive first-run airings and stood as Monday’s #1 scripted series for its 6th consecutive telecast. Growing week to week in Total Viewers (+15%) and Adults 18-49 (+10%), Castle drew its 2nd-largest-audience this season